What is the meaning of disdain?

noun

  • Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike.
    • usage: "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
  • A communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient.

verb

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APAWordNet. (2010). disdain. Retrieved January 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/disdain/definitions/1270674
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "disdain" http://smartdefine.org/disdain/definitions/1270674 (accessed January 18, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, disdain, Smart Define, viewed 18 January, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/disdain/definitions/1270674>.
MLAWordNet. "disdain" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 January 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/disdain/definitions/1270674>
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